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Karen Uhlenbeck wins the 2019 Abel Prize
Karen Uhlenbeck is being awarded the 2019 Abel Prize. It is a remarkable award for a remarkable mathematician. Uhlenbeck did fundamental work in a quickly developing area of mathematics at an early stage of its development. I was a graduate … Continue reading
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Quanta Magazine
Quanta Magazine, from the Simons Foundation, has been publishing some excellent articles about mathematics. It is not a research journal, so Mathematical Reviews doesn’t cover it. Nevertheless, if you want to dig deeper into some of the mathematical issues discussed … Continue reading
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AMS Prizes and Awards – 2017
The AMS is announcing the winners of some of the major prizes that they will award at the upcoming Joint Mathematical Meetings in Atlanta (January 47, 2017). The Joint Prize Session, where prizes from the various participating societies will be presented, … Continue reading
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Mathematics for Democracy
There is mathematics in the New York Times today (December 6, 2015). Not researchlevel mathematics, but math nonetheless. Specifically, there is an article about using two simple statistical tests as indicators of gerrymandered voting districts. By themselves, the tests don’t … Continue reading
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